Here are the top smartphones expected to launch in India this month

India has emerged as one of the most sought after destinations for the smartphone makers. Well, thanks to our ever-growing population, the number of smartphone users has also shot up substantially. Taking an example from trendy flash sales of devices like LeEco Le 1s conducted in India, wherein thousand of units are sold within seconds. Our country has become an oasis for the manufacturers to sell their devices successfully.

Now that the MWC is over, many of the manufacturers are gearing up to bring their flagships to India, this month. We have listed out the upcoming devices in this article. So, if you’re planning to buy a new smartphone, you better take a look.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edgeSamsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung has already started rolling out media invites for the India launch of its latest flagships, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The Indian variants of these flagships are most likely to be powered by Octa-Core Exynos 8890 chipset in lieu of quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor. Samsung has not revealed the pricing and availability for these devices yet, however, we expected them to be priced like their predecessor, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications

  • 5.1-inch Quad HD Super always-on AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 chipsets paired with 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage, expandable up to 200GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • 12MP primary camera with LED Flash, Smart OIS, and 5MP front-facing camera
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • Measures 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm and Weighs 152 grams
  • Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, USB 2.0, Fingerprint sensor, NFC
  • 3000mAh battery with fast charging

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge specifications

  • 5.5-inch Quad HD Super always-on AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 chipsets paired with 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage, expandable up to 200GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • 12MP primary camera with LED Flash, Smart OIS, and 5MP front-facing camera
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • Measures 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm and Weighs 157 grams
  • Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, USB 2.0, Fingerprint sensor, NFC
  • 3600mAh battery with fast charging

LG G5

LG G5

The LG G5 made many heads turn at its launch event at MWC. Many of the LG fanboys have been waiting for the device to launch in India. While many reports are claiming that the India launch might be slated for April, but with Samsung launching its devices in the starting of this month, we expect LG to make a quick move too. The company might end up launching its flagship within the month of March, to compete with Samsung.

LG G5 specifications

  • 5.3-inch “always-on” Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels
  • 64-bit Kryo cores Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 2TB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16MP and 8MP dual-primary camera and 8MP front-facing camera
  • Measures 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm; and weighs 159 grams
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, Fingerprint sensor
  • 2800mAh (removable) battery clubbed with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Xiaomi Mi 5Xioami Mi5

Following the recent launch of the Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi has revealed that the next device to enter Indian shores would be its much-talked about flagship, the Xiaomi Mi 5. The company’s Vice President, Hugo Barra confirmed the launch month, however, he did not unleash any info regarding the device’s pricing and availability in India.

Xiaomi Mi5 Specifications

  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI7
  • 5.15-inch IPS LCD display (with Sunlight Display 2560 x 1440 pixels ) and 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass 4
  • 16MP primary camera, phase-detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, OIS, and 4K video recording
  • 4MP secondary camera, 2.0 micron pixels, and 1080p video recording
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 64-bit quad-core Kyro CPU, and Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage
  • Fingerprint Scanner and Water-Resistant
  • Accelerometer, ambient-light sensor, e-compass, gyro-sensor, and proximity sensor
  • dual-SIM card slot, 4G LTE-A (with upto 600Mbps download speeds), VoLTE, and GPS (with A-GPS, GLONASS)
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, IR Port, NFC, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 3,000 mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0; 144.55×69.2×7.25mm; 129g

LeEco Le Max ProLeMax Pro

LeEco is under the spotlight when it comes to sales response, the company sold unbelievable units of the Le 1s in a few seconds. In terms of design and outlook, the Le Max Pro smartphone is a lot more similar to its predecessor, the Le Max, which was launched in India early this year. LeEco has not revealed the launch timeline, but we expect it too put the device on sale within this month, in India.

LeEco Le Max Pro specifications

  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based EUI
  • 6.33-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 21MP primary camera with phase-detection autofocus, OIS, ƒ/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash
  • 4MP secondary camera (OmniVision OV4688 sensor), 2µm pixel size, wide-angle lens
  • LeHiFi audio chip by AKG
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU and Adreno 430 GPU
  • 4GB LP-DDR4 RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • Accelerometer, ambient-light sensor, fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, gyrosensor
  • Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Tri-band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, USB Type-C port with MHL and USB OTG
  • 3,400 mAh battery; Measures 167.1×83.5×8.95mm; Weighs 204 grams

Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 PlusLenovo Vibe K5 Plus

The Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus were first unveiled at the MWC last month. Lenovo is expected to launch the devices sometime in the second week of March in India. Both these smartphones come with metal bodies and Dolby Audio certification with dual-speaker setup. These devices can be seen as cut-down versions of the Lenovo K5 Note.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Specifications

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system
  • 5.0-inch IPS LCD display, 1,280 x 720 pixels, 294 ppi
  • 13MP primary camera, autofocus, single LED flash, HDR, Panorama; 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dolby ATMOS Audio and two-speaker setup
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor with 1.2GHz 64-bit octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, and microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
  • dual-SIM, 4G LTE Cat. 4/3G HSPA+, and FM Radio
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, microUSB v2.0 port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2,750 mAh removable battery; Measures 142 x 71 x 8 mm; Weighs 142 grams

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Specifications

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system
  • 5.0-inch IPS LCD display, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 ppi
  • 13MP primary camera, autofocus, single LED flash, HDR, Panorama;  5MP front-facing camera
  • Dolby ATMOS Audio and two-speaker setup
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor with 1.5GHz 64-bit quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, and microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
  • dual-SIM, 4G LTE Cat. 4/3G HSPA+, and FM Radio
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, microUSB v2.0 port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2,750 mAh removable battery; Measures 142 x 71 x 8 mm; Weighs 142 grams

Gionee Elife S8Gionee S8

In its first stint at MWC 2016, Barcelona, Gionee unveiled its flagship device, the Gionee Elife S8. The smartphon comes with 3D Touch (like the Apple iPhone 6s? Yes!). The functionality of the pressure-sensitive 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) AMOLED display used on the device is similar to the iPhone 6s. Gionee claimed that the device can sense up to 3 levels of force. Gionee is expected to launch the device within this month in India.

Gionee Elife S8 specifications

  • 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) AMOLED pressure-sensitive 3D-Touch display
  • octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) chipset paired with 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB Internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Amigo OS 3.2 on top
  • 16MP primary camera with LED flash, and 8MP front-facing camera
  • Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery with fast charging

Which smartphone are you waiting for? Let us know through the comment section below!

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rajbahadur
April 22, 2016 11:16 am 11:16 AM

U.p mai sim kab milagi 4g sim ka intjar kab sa kar raha hu sala sat akala liya hu

Sudhakar
March 6, 2016 6:01 pm 6:01 PM

LG G3 D855 is the best choice for the QUALITY SENSITIVE MARKET.

Sudhakar
March 6, 2016 5:57 pm 5:57 PM

LG G5 and Lenovo Vibe K5 are far more better than the above Samsung, Gionee, Xiaomi and LeEco craps.

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